Smash Bros. Ultimate's newest DLC fighter is Persona 5's Joker

Alonzo Simpson
December 7, 2018

Joker was not even rumored to be in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which will include four other fighters in the near future. Joker was not a part of the debunked leak that included Ken, Geno, Shadow the Hedgehog, Banjo-Kazooie, Isaac from Golden Sun, Chorus Kids from Rhythm Heaven, and Mach Rider. As I'm typing this, Smash Ultimate is now the highest-rated game in the history of the franchise.

Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo of America, teased The Game Awards founder, Geoff Keighley that Nintendo would bring something special to the awards show and they were right.

For the time being, however, Persona fans have been going insane over the news that Joker is Smash bound. Ultimate's Challenger Pack 1: Joker from the Persona series! No date was given for the launch of the character.

Cloud Strife has only appeared in spin-offs but the fact that a port of Final Fantasy VII was announced after he became a Smash fighter begs the question of whether Persona 5 might end up being ported to the Switch - which shouldn't be technically hard as the game was also released on PlayStation 3.

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The Game Awards has revealed the first paid-for DLC for the newly released Super Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate will release globally on December 7.

Ultimate made headlines when it was announced that it would contain every fighter who had ever graced the series.

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